Colour a Mermaid to Win Some Amazing Prices form Florida 4 …

A lovely half term activity! Florida 4 Less.have a brand new competition which I am sure you and your kids will love! Your kids have…

Mother’s Day on a Budget

Guest post Everyone likes to treat their Mum on Mother’s Day, but it can be troubling if you’ve not got much money and you’re fretting…

Survival of the Fittest: Nurturing Independent Children

Todays guest post is by Laura Potts. Can your kids live without you by their side? Survival camps let them grow strong and learn how…

My favourite conservatory playroom ideas

This room makeover is sponsored by The Range Our Conservatory Playroom Well, we are on to room no . 2 of our home makeover on…

Mucky and Messy at Half Term.

I have been a mummy now for 8 long (mucky/messy) years  I am well used to stain removal and a bit of an expert at…

Ten Ideas for Thrifty Family Fun

This is an extract from my book 100 easy ways to be a thrifty family availble on pdf or kindle When I think about some…

Make your Blog a Commercial Success

If you run a blog your internet reputation and presence are of utmost importance. It’s no use having a fabulous site, full of great ideas,…

The Family Budgeting Podcast: Take Care Of Yourself

Take care of yourself everyone…..and give someone you love a great big old cuddle

Monday Money Quote : Hugs

No matter how hard you hug your money it will never hug you back         Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson…

Adding value to your home

As you may know if you are a regular reader of family budgeting we are in the middle of a home makeover on a  budget.…

The Frugal Friday Fashion Show: Buttons!

I had an operation yesterday to correct my vision so my good friend Amanda has stepped up to the breech and allowed me to showcase…

Home Makeover on a Budget: The Kitchen

I would love a new kitchen. Mine is long and thin and a funny shape, the floor is wonky, it needs decorating, the laminate despite…

The Thrifty Families Blog Carnival: February

Well it’s time again for the Thrifty Families Blog Carnival and do we have some treats in store for you! Handy Tips These fabulous frugalistas…

Take care of yourself and your debt

Before I became a writer I was a social worker. It was a job I really enjoyed and found challenging, rewarding too. I began working…